Last updated on: 2/5/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Agence France-Presse (AFP) Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Should Performance Enhancing Drugs (Such as Steroids) Be Accepted in Sports?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Nov. 24, 2008

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
   Media and Academic Journals
Mainstream print, broadcast, radio, and internet media entities such as the New York Times, CNN, ABC News, National Public Radio, Slate.com, Seattlepi.com, etc., as well as influential academic journals such as the Journal of the American Medical Association, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Foreign Policy, etc.
Description:

“AFP is the world’s oldest established news agency, founded in 1835 by Charles-Louis Havas, the father of global journalism.

Today, the agency continues to expand its operations worldwide, reaching thousands of subscribers via radio, television, newspapers and companies from its main headquarters in Paris and regional centers in Washington, Hong Kong, Nicosia and Montevideo.”

“AFP History,” AFP website (accessed Nov. 24, 2008)

Mission:

“to guarantee top quality international service tailored to the specific needs of clients in each region.”

“AFP History,” AFP website (accessed Nov. 24, 2008)

Other:
None Found
Quoted in:
  1. How Many Athletes Have Committed Doping Violations at the Olympics?